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PBS Masterpiece Contemporary

Previewing PBS Masterpiece Contemporary’s Press

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] We’re living in an age where the news often is the news, and print journalism continues to struggle against the immediacy of the Internet and news feeds that refresh in seconds. I haven’t latched on to much in the fall season but PBS Masterpiece Contemporary‘s fall […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

POV Preview: Will Comfort Women Ever Receive The Apology They Seek and Deserve From Japan?

United Nations researchers report that between 1931 and 1945, the Japanese military forced an estimated 200,000 to 400,000 women and girls into institutionalized sexual slavery. Euphemistically referred to as “comfort women,” they typically ranged in age from 11 to 33 and were taken from Japanese colonies from Korea to Indonesia. […]

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Shakespeare Uncovered Preview: Measure for Measure with Romola Garai and Julius Caesar with Brian Cox

I’ve always considered myself a fan of Shakespeare, but I have to admit that Shakespeare Uncovered allows me to geek out on a whole new level. I love that Shakespeare’s work is so enduring and as this series proves, there’s always a contemporary angle. Just because his original works were […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / Previews

Ken Burns Explores Faith, Hope and Science in His New PBS Documentary “The Mayo Clinic”

Is the Mayo Clinic the greatest medical center in the world? Every year, over 1 million patients arrive from all 50 states and over 150 countries. Their guiding principal has always been: The needs of the patient come first. For namesake William Worrall Mayo, the scientific method, hard work and […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / Previews

POV Preview: Meet the Overlooked Heroes and “Survivors” of the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

During the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, the country received international press attention because healthcare workers from both Europe and the United States contracted the disease and were later diagnosed in their home countries. We all remember seeing the images of bodies being carried in white sheets on the news. The fear […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / Previews

POV Preview: A Group of Hasidic Women Confront Patriarchy and Prejudice in “93Queen”

I am not religious in any way, but I do find organized religion fascinating. What little I know about Hasidic Judaism, I’ve learned from movies. So, I can’t say my education has been accurate or in any way complete. Not only is 93Queen a fascinating look into a group of […]

Luke Macfarlane Talks Killjoys, The Night Shift, Hallmark, and Mercy Street [Exclusive]
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Luke Macfarlane Talks Killjoys, The Night Shift, Hallmark, and Mercy Street [Exclusive]

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] This week’s Killjoys is a massive treat for the Pree fans, and we’ll dive more into that in our preview later this week. The episode also builds on last week’s revelation that D’avin is indeed special with his latent ties to Khlyen. Luke Macfarlane is always […]

Previewing Mercy Street Season 2

Previewing Mercy Street Season 2

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] PBS kicks off the second season of its Civil War-era hospital drama, Mercy Street, Sunday night, picking up right where Season 1 ended.

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Luke Macfarlane Talks The Mistletoe Promise, Killjoys, Mercy Street and More [Exclusive]

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Saturday night, Luke Macfarlane returns to Hallmark Channel’s Christmas movie lineup for the second year in a row with The Mistletoe Promise, based on the book by Richard Paul Evans and co-starring Hart of Dixie‘s Jaime King in her first film for the network. This morning, […]


Poldark Season Two Midseason Recap

Warning: Spoilers Ahead Whether or not you watch Poldark live on Masterpiece or binge watch, we’re already halfway through the second season; therefore, it seems like a good time to catch up on the happenings in Cornwall.